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An unprecedented event: a beloved world religious leader proposes a way to lead an ethical, happy, and spiritual life beyond religion and offers a program of mental training for cultivating key human values

Ten years ago, in his best-selling Ethics for a New Millennium, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious principles. Now, in Beyond Religion, the Dalai Lama, at his most compassionate and outspoken, elaborates and deepens his vision for the nonreligious way. 

Transcending the mere “religion wars,” he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world, one that gives full respect to religion. With the highest level of spiritual and intellectual authority, the Dalai Lama makes a stirring appeal for what he calls a “third way,” a path to an ethical and happy life and to a global human community based on understanding and mutual respect. 

Beyond Religion is an essential statement from the Dalai Lama, a blueprint for all those who may choose not to identify with a religious tradition, yet still yearn for a life of spiritual fulfillment as they work for a better world.

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From one of the leading peacemakers of our time, a stirring call to move beyond religion for the guidance to improve human life on individual, community, and global levels

Synopsis:

A stirring call to move beyond religion for the guidance to improve human life on individual, community, and global levels--including a guided meditation practice for cultivating key human values 

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“A book that brings people together on the firm grounds of shared values, reminding us why the Dalai Lama is still one of the most important religious figures in the world.” —Huffington Post, “Best Religious Books of 2011”

Ten years ago, in the best-selling Ethics for a New Millennium, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious principles. With Beyond Relgion, he returns to the conversation at his most outspoken, elaborating and deepening his vision for the nonreligious way—a path to lead an ethical, happy, and spiritual life. Transcending the religion wars, he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world, one that makes a stirring appeal for a deep appreciation of our common humanity, offering us all a road map for improving human life on individual, community, and global levels.

“Cogent and fresh . . . This ethical vision is needed as we face the global challenges of technological progress, peace, environmental destruction, greed, science, and educating future generations.” —Spirtuality & Practice

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For thousands of years, religions have offered human beings moral guidance and meaning in life. But if—as the Dalai Lama argues—the majority of the world's population is no longer religious, where should we turn for moral guidance?
 
In Beyond Religion, one of the world's most renowned religious leaders and peacemakers lays out his vision for the nonreligious way—a way to lead an ethical, happy, and spiritual life. Transcending the religion wars, he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world, one that makes a stirring appeal for what he calls a “third way." Here is  a ground-breaking blueprint for all those who may choose not to identify with a religious tradition yet still yearn for a life of spiritual fulfillment as they work for a better world.

About the Author

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people. His tireless efforts on behalf of human rights and world peace have brought him international recognition. He is the recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Human Rights Award, the Albert Schweitzer Award, the Congressional Gold Medal, and the Nobel Peace Prize.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments v

Introduction ix

Part I:

A NEW SYSTEM OF SECULAR ETHICS

 1. Rethinking Secularism 3

 2. Our Common Humanity 21

 3. The Quest for Happiness 31

 4. Compassion, the Foundation of Well-Being 41

 5. Compassion and the Question of Justice 57

 6. The Role of Discernment 73

 7. Ethics in Our Shared World 83

Part II:

EDUCATING THE HEART THROUGH

TRAINING THE MIND

 8. Ethical Mindfulness in Everyday Life 103

 9. Dealing with Destructive Emotions 113

 10. Cultivating Key Inner Values 137

 11. Meditation as Mental Cultivation 155

Afterword 185

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Always learning something new after reading from His Holiness The Dalai Lama. Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World, was a great read.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780547844282
Author:
Dalai Lama, H H
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Lama, H. H. Dalai
Author:
Norman, Alexander
Author:
Dalai Lama, H. H.
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Tibetan Buddhism
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Publication Date:
20121131
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
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8 x 5.31 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , From one of the leading peacemakers of our time, a stirring call to move beyond religion for the guidance to improve human life on individual, community, and global levels
"Synopsis" by ,

A stirring call to move beyond religion for the guidance to improve human life on individual, community, and global levels--including a guided meditation practice for cultivating key human values 

"Synopsis" by ,
“A book that brings people together on the firm grounds of shared values, reminding us why the Dalai Lama is still one of the most important religious figures in the world.” —Huffington Post, “Best Religious Books of 2011”

Ten years ago, in the best-selling Ethics for a New Millennium, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious principles. With Beyond Relgion, he returns to the conversation at his most outspoken, elaborating and deepening his vision for the nonreligious way—a path to lead an ethical, happy, and spiritual life. Transcending the religion wars, he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world, one that makes a stirring appeal for a deep appreciation of our common humanity, offering us all a road map for improving human life on individual, community, and global levels.

“Cogent and fresh . . . This ethical vision is needed as we face the global challenges of technological progress, peace, environmental destruction, greed, science, and educating future generations.” —Spirtuality & Practice

"Synopsis" by ,
For thousands of years, religions have offered human beings moral guidance and meaning in life. But if—as the Dalai Lama argues—the majority of the world's population is no longer religious, where should we turn for moral guidance?
 
In Beyond Religion, one of the world's most renowned religious leaders and peacemakers lays out his vision for the nonreligious way—a way to lead an ethical, happy, and spiritual life. Transcending the religion wars, he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world, one that makes a stirring appeal for what he calls a “third way." Here is  a ground-breaking blueprint for all those who may choose not to identify with a religious tradition yet still yearn for a life of spiritual fulfillment as they work for a better world.

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